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Since the epic Band of Brothers miniseries debuted in 2001, there has been a seemingly never-ending supply of published unit histories and personal reminiscences of troopers who served with the 101st Airborne Division. One might ask if the late Donald Rich’s memoirs, while noteworthy, warranted...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 29, 2016

It has gained fame in the English-speaking world due to its usage in the 1965 film Battle of the Bulge. While throughout that film German characters speak English, the song is sung in the original German.

It was composed in June 1933 by Oberleutnant Kurt Wiehle while on his way to...read more

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 Lieutenant) August 09, 2016

Photo's Only - M4A1(76)W Sherman La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium. This M4A1(76)W Sherman with nickname AMBOY was placed in 2004in the town of La Roche-en-Ardenne as a memorial. It replaced a M26 Pershing tank that was on the same spot. That M26 Pershing went to Le Camp Roi Albert in Marche....read more

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Look at the reasons why the Allies were surprised by the German attack in the Ardennes, better known as the Battle of the Bulge. 

The Battle of Bulge was the last major German offensive operation in World War 2. Yet, it caught the Western Allies by surprise. How was this possible? After...read more

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During the Battle of St. Vith in the Battle of the Bulge, on 18 December 1944, an M8 armored car from Troop B, 87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron and Company A, was able to destroy a German Tiger I heavy tank from 1st SS Panzer Division. The M8...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 29, 2016

Monument 28th Division Band "Bazooka Boogie". Rusty old howitzer is placed here in the memory of the brave musicians of the 28th Division Band who helped defending Wiltz, December 18th 1944.

Panzer Picture has a look at the leFH 18/40 Howitzer at Wiltz.This leFH 18/40 was knocked out in...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 25, 2016

Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was a major German offensive campaign launched through the densely forested Ardennes. United States forces bore the brunt of the attack and incurred the highest casualties for any operation during the war.

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 Lieutenant) June 21, 2016

The Pak 43 was the most powerful anti-tank gun of the Wehrmacht to see service in significant numbers. Three of these canons can still be found in the Ardennes (Hochfels, Wiltz and Troisvierges). This one is in a pretty bad shape and is located near the panoramic view of Hochfels. 

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 Lieutenant) May 29, 2016

This German Panther Ausf G tank belonged to the 2nd SS. Panzer Division. It was abandoned in a field maybe because it ran out of fuel on 26 December 1944. In de 80's it was recovered and placed at the Grandmenil crossroads.In the years souvenir hunters stole many parts of the tank.

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